Susan M Blake
Affiliation: George Washington University
- Pregnancy intentions and happiness among pregnant black women at high risk for adverse infant health outcomesSusan M Blake
Department of Prevention and Community Health, George Washington University Medical Center, Washington, DC, USA
Perspect Sex Reprod Health 39:194-205. 2007..Unintended pregnancy is associated with risk behaviors and increased morbidity or mortality for mothers and infants, but a woman's feelings about pregnancy may be more predictive of risk and health outcomes than her intentions...
- Environmental tobacco smoke avoidance among pregnant African-American nonsmokersSusan M Blake
Department of Prevention and Community Health, School of Public Health and Health Services, The George Washington University Medical Center, Washington, DC 20037, USA
Am J Prev Med 36:225-34. 2009..Limited previous research has focused on identifying correlates of ETS avoidance. This study sought to identify proximal and more distal correlates of ETS avoidance early in pregnancy among African-American women...
- Reducing psychosocial and behavioral pregnancy risk factors: results of a randomized clinical trial among high-risk pregnant african american womenJill G Joseph
Children s Research Institute, Children s National Medical Center, Washington, DC, USA
Am J Public Health 99:1053-61. 2009....
- Relationships between self-reported smoking, household environmental tobacco smoke exposure and depressive symptoms in a pregnant minority populationSylvia Tan
Statistics and Epidemiology Unit, Research Triangle Institute, RTI International, 701 13th Street NW, Suite 750, Washington, DC 20005, USA
Matern Child Health J 15:S65-74. 2011..Interventions designed to encourage behavior change should include screening for depression, and build skills so that women are better able to address the social environment...
- An intervention to improve postpartum outcomes in African-American mothers: a randomized controlled trialAyman A E El-Mohandes
George Washington University, Washington, DC, USA
Obstet Gynecol 112:611-20. 2008..To evaluate the efficacy of an integrated multiple risk intervention, delivered mainly during pregnancy, in reducing such risks (cigarette smoking, environmental tobacco smoke exposure, depression, and intimate partner violence) postpartum...
- Prediction of birth weight by cotinine levels during pregnancy in a population of black smokersAyman A E El-Mohandes
Department of Prevention and Community Health, School of Public Health and Health Services, George Washington University Medical Center, 2175 K St NW, Suite 700, Washington, DC 20037, USA
Pediatrics 124:e671-80. 2009..The goal was to investigate the association between maternal salivary cotinine levels (SCLs) and pregnancy outcomes among black smokers...
- The design, implementation and acceptability of an integrated intervention to address multiple behavioral and psychosocial risk factors among pregnant African American womenKathy S Katz
Department of Pediatrics, Georgetown University Medical Center, 2201 Wisconsin Ave NW, Suite 220, Washington, DC 20007, USA
BMC Pregnancy Childbirth 8:22. 2008....
- Efficacy of a randomized cell phone-based counseling intervention in postponing subsequent pregnancy among teen mothersKathy S Katz
Department of Pediatrics Psychiatry, Georgetown University Medical Center, 2115 Wisconsin Ave NW Suite 200, Washington, DC 20007, USA
Matern Child Health J 15:S42-53. 2011..A lack of resources within the community for older teens may interfere with program success...
- Condom availability programs in Massachusetts high schools: relationships with condom use and sexual behaviorSusan M Blake
Department of Prevention and Community Health, George Washington University School of Public Health and Health Services, Washington, DC 20037, USA
Am J Public Health 93:955-62. 2003..This study assessed relationships between condom availability programs accompanied by community discussion and involvement and adolescent sexual practices...